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If you suffer from a disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), you know the pain that it can cause when you chew or even speak. What causes TMJ pain? What can a TMJ specialist do to help correct the problem? Keep reading to learn about the benefits of TMJ dentistry. What Causes TMJ Pain? There is no one …

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Oral cancer is a broad term that includes any type of cancer that afflicts the area. This would include cancer of the lips, tongue, throat, tonsils, and mouth. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 45,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the US in 2015. What puts a person at risk for this …

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A crooked bite can be the source of a great deal of pain. What does TMJ stand for, and how can TMJ dentistry help relieve your pain? Read on to learn more. What Is TMJ? TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. This is the joint that is used when we speak and chew. TMJ disorders are a broad range of conditions …

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Expectant mothers put a great deal of effort, and rightly so, into protecting and caring for the life growing within them. Taking care of oral health during pregnancy is particularly important for both mother and child. We are going to consider the effect that pregnancy hormones have on the gums, and then explain …

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These are two commonly confused dental treatments, and understandably so. Veneers and lumineers do have a few similarities, and are used for the same purpose. However, it is important to know the difference in order to make an informed decision about which one is better for your situation. We will consider the …

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All-ceramic crowns are a breakthrough in modern cosmetic dentistry. Gone are the days of an obvious gold crown revealing a flaw in a person’s smile. In fact, in many ways all-ceramic crowns are a step up from porcelain crowns which are fused to metal. Let’s take a closer look at some of the advantages and …

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Bright white teeth can positively affect self-esteem and social interactions. After all, most people acknowledge that someone’s mouth and teeth are the first things they notice. If you have recently had your smile professionally whitened, you are no doubt hoping to maintain your new look for as long as possible. …

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Whether a person is missing several teeth or just one, it can make a significant impact on everything from one’s ability to chew to a person’s willingness to smile in front of a camera. When it comes to filling in the gaps, there are a number of options. However, the long-term solution to replacing lost teeth is …

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Metal has been the standard in dentistry for many years and has proved to be an excellent way to protect damaged teeth and preserve a person’s ability to chew. However, technology is continuing to improve, and metal-free crowns and bridges have many benefits. Consider the following: A Long-Term Solution – …

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You may not eat while you are asleep, but the bacteria in your mouth are still active. That means your evening oral care routine may be the most important of all when it comes to avoiding cavities or gum disease. Rather than losing sleep over the prospect of plaque and tarter festering while you drift off to …

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